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Recipe: Brown Rice and Chicken Congee

December 07, 2020 13:24 IST
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A comfort meal to eat anytime in the day.

Brown Rice and Chicken Congee


  • 1/3 cup brown basmati rice, soaked for 2-3 hours
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 chicken cube
  • Salt to taste (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped almonds
  • 1 tbsp chopped pistachios
  • Chopped coriander leaves, fried onions, red chili flakes, lime wedges and boiled eggs for the garnish


  • In a pan add rice, chicken, almonds, pistachios, chicken stock, salt and water.
    Bring it to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or till the rice turns soft and mushy.
    Keep mashing with a masher at intervals to get a smooth consistency.
    Water/stock may be adjusted according to the consistency desired.
    Ladle into individual bowls and serve it hot, garnished with chopped coriander leaves, fried onions, chili flakes, boiled egg and lime wedges.
    You may also drizzle some chili/tomato sauce for added flavour.

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